AP BIO LATIN

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  1. a-; an-
    not, without, lacking, deficient
  2. ab-
    away from, out from
  3. -able
    capable of
  4. ac-
    to, toward
  5. -aceous
    of or pertaining to
  6. acou-; acous-
    hear
  7. ad-
    to, towards
  8. aden-
    gland
  9. adip-
    fat
  10. aero-
    air
  11. agri-
    soil, field
  12. -al
    having the character of
  13. alb-
    white
  14. alg-; algia-
    pain
  15. alto-
    high
  16. ambi-
    both
  17. ameb-
    change, alteration
  18. amni-
    fetal membrane
  19. amphi-; ampho-
    both
  20. amyl-
    starch
  21. ana-
    up, back, again
  22. andro-
    man, masculine
  23. anemo-
    wind
  24. ang-
    choke, feel pain
  25. angi-
    blood vessel, duct
  26. ante-
    before, ahead of time
  27. anter-
    front
  28. antho-
    flower
  29. anti-
    against, opposite
  30. anthropo-
    man, human
  31. -ap-; -aph-
    touch
  32. apo-; ap-
    away from
  33. aqu-
    water
  34. archaeo-
    primitive, anchient
  35. -ary; -arium
    place for something
  36. arteri-
    artery
  37. arthr-
    joint, articulation
  38. -ase
    forms names of enzymes
  39. aster-; astr-
    star
  40. -ate (verb)
    the act of
  41. ather-
    fatty deposit
  42. -ation (noun)
    the act of
  43. atmo-
    vapor
  44. audi-
    hear
  45. aur-
    ear
  46. auto-
    self
  47. bacter-; bactr-
    bacterium, stick, club
  48. barb-
    beard
  49. baro-
    weight
  50. bath-
    depth, height
  51. bene-
    well, good
  52. bi- (latin)
    two, twice
  53. bi-; bio- (greek)
    life, living
  54. -blast-
    sprout, germ, bud
  55. brachi-
    arm
  56. brachy-
    short
  57. brady-
    slow
  58. branchi-
    fin
  59. brev-
    short
  60. bronch-
    windpipe
  61. cac-
    bad
  62. calor-
    heat
  63. capill-
    hair
  64. capit-
    head
  65. carcin-
    cancer
  66. cardi-
    heart
  67. carn-
    meat, flesh
  68. carp-
    fruit
  69. carpal-
    wrist
  70. cata-
    breakdown, downward
  71. caud-
    tail
  72. -cell-
    chamber, small room
  73. cen-; cene-
    now, recent
  74. cente-
    peirce
  75. centi-
    hundreth
  76. centr-
    center
  77. cephal-
    head
  78. cerat-
    horn
  79. cerebr-
    brain
  80. cervic-
    neck
  81. chel-
    claw
  82. chem-
    dealing with chemicals
  83. chir-
    hand
  84. chlor-
    green
  85. chondr-
    cartilage
  86. chrom-
    color
  87. chron-
    time
  88. -chym
    juice
  89. -cid-; -cis
    cut, kill, fall
  90. circa-; circum-
    around, about
  91. cirru-
    hairlike curls
  92. co-
    with, together
  93. cocc-
    seed, berry
  94. coel-
    hollow
  95. coll-
    glue
  96. coni-
    cone
  97. contra-
    against
  98. corp-
    body
  99. cort-; cortic-
    outer later
  100. cosmo-
    world, order, form
  101. cotyl-
    cup
  102. counter-
    against
  103. crani-
    skull
  104. cresc-; cret-
    began to grow
  105. crypt-
    hidden, covered
  106. -cul-; -cule
    small, diminutive
  107. cumul-
    heaped
  108. cuti-
    skin
  109. cyan-
    blue
  110. -cycle; cycl-
    ring, circle
  111. -cyst
    sac, pouch, bladder
  112. cyt-; -cyte
    cell, hollow container
  113. dactyl-
    finger
  114. de-
    away from, down
  115. deca-
    ten
  116. deci
    tenth
  117. deliquesc-
    become fluid
  118. demi-
    half
  119. dendr-
    tree
  120. dent-
    tooth
  121. derm-
    skin
  122. di-; dipl- (latin)
    two, double
  123. di-; dia- (greek)
    through, across, apart
  124. dia- (latin)
    day digit, finger, toe
  125. din-
    terrible
  126. dis-
    apart, out dorm, sleep
  127. dors-
    back
  128. du-; duo-
    two
  129. -duct
    lead
  130. dynam-
    power
  131. dys-
    bad, abnormal, difficult
  132. ec-
    out of, away from
  133. echin-
    spiny, prickly
  134. eco-
    house
  135. ecto-
    outside of
  136. -elle
    small
  137. -emia
    blood
  138. en-; endo-; ent-
    in, into, within
  139. -en
    made of
  140. encephal-
    brain
  141. enter-
    intestine, gut
  142. entom-
    insects
  143. -eous
    nature of, like
  144. epi-
    upon, above, over
  145. -err-
    wander, go astray
  146. erythro-
    red
  147. -escent
    becoming
  148. eso-
    inward, within, inner
  149. eu-
    well, good, true, normal
  150. eury-
    widen
  151. ex-
    out of, away from
  152. extra-
    beyond, outside
  153. -fer-
    bear, carry, produce
  154. ferro-
    iron
  155. fibr-
    fiber, thread
  156. -fid
    fiss, split, divided into
  157. -flect; -flex
    bend
  158. flor-
    flower
  159. flu-; fluct-
    flux flow
  160. foli-
    leaf
  161. fract-
    break
  162. -gam-
    marriage
  163. gastr-
    stomach
  164. geo-
    land, earth
  165. -gen; -gine
    producer, former
  166. -gene-
    origin, birth
  167. -gest
    carry, produce, bear
  168. -glen
    eyeball
  169. -glob-
    ball, round
  170. gloss-
    tongue
  171. gluc-; glyc-
    sweet, sugar
  172. glut-
    buttock
  173. gnath-
    jaw
  174. -gon
    angle, corner
  175. -grad-
    step
  176. -gram
    graph record, writing
  177. grav-
    heavy
  178. -gross-
    thick
  179. gymno-
    naked, bare
  180. gyn-
    female
  181. gyr-
    ring, circle, spiral
  182. -hal-; -hale
    breathe, breath
  183. halo-
    salt
  184. hapl-
    simple
  185. hecto-
    hundred
  186. -helminth-
    worm
  187. hem-
    blood
  188. hemi-
    half
  189. hepar-; hepat-
    liver
  190. herb-
    grass, plants
  191. hetero-
    different, other
  192. hex-
    six
  193. hibern-
    winter
  194. hidr-
    water
  195. hipp-
    horse
  196. hist-
    tissue
  197. holo-
    entire, whole
  198. homo- (latin)
    man, human
  199. homo- (greek)
    same, alike
  200. hort-
    garden
  201. hydr-
    water
  202. hygr-
    moist, wet
  203. hyper-
    above, beyond, over
  204. hyph-
    weaving, web
  205. hypno-
    sleep
  206. hypo-
    below, under, less
  207. hyster-
    womb, uterus
  208. -iac
    person afflicted with a disease
  209. -iasis
    disease, abnormal condition
  210. -ic
    (adjective former)
  211. ichthy-
    fish
  212. ign-
    fire
  213. in-; il-; im-; ir-;
    not, / to, towards, into
  214. in-
    very, thoroughly
  215. -ine
    of or pertaining to
  216. infra-
    below, beneath
  217. inter-
    between
  218. intra-
    within, inside
  219. -ism
    a state or condition
  220. iso-
    equal, same
  221. -ist
    person who deals with
  222. -itis
    inflammation, disease
  223. -ium
    refers to a part of the body
  224. -kary-
    cell nucleus
  225. kel-
    tumor, swelling
  226. kerat-
    horn
  227. kilo-
    thousand
  228. kine-
    move
  229. lachry-
    tear
  230. lact-
    milk
  231. lac-
    side
  232. leio-
    smooth
  233. -less
    without
  234. leuc-; leuk-
    white, bright, light
  235. lign-
    wood
  236. lin-
    line
  237. lingu-
    tongue
  238. lip-
    fat
  239. lith-; lite-
    stone, pretifying
  240. loc-
    place
  241. -log-
    word, speech
  242. -ologist
    one who studies
  243. -ology
    study of
  244. lumin-
    light
  245. -lys-; -lyt-; -lyst
    decompose, split, dissolve
  246. macr-
    large

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